Vintage Magazine Articles

Here are links to my posts featuring vintage magazine articles. Enjoy.

“The Tampa Cannonball” - Barbara Gardner’s feature article on Cannonball Adderley - Down Beat October 15, 1959.

Cannonball Adderley: Blindfold Test Part 1 & 2 - Downbeat December 16 & 23, 1965.

Ran Blake & Jeanne Lee: Two articles - Down Beat 1962 & 1964.

Ran Blake's Third Stream - Down Beat, February 1980.

Bobby Bradford Interview - Coda, October 1977.


Dave Brubeck Cover Story - Time, November 8, 1954.

Ira Gitler’s review of “Time Out” by the Dave Brubeck Quartet - Down Beat, April 28, 1960.

Something Else!!!! The Music of Ornette Coleman reviewed by Art Farmer - The Jazz Review July 1959.



Cannonball Adderley on Ornette Coleman - Down Beat May 26, 1960.


Ornette Coleman: First Beginnings - feature article by John Tynan from Down Beat July, 1960.

Ornette Coleman: Free Jazz - Double Review in Down Beat January 18, 1962.

Ornette Coleman: From The Heart by Dan Morgenstern - Down Beat, April 8, 1965.

"Inside Ornette Coleman" - Part One & Part Two - Don Heckman's take on Ornette - Down Beat September 9 & December 16, 1965.

Steve Coleman Interview - Cadence Magazine, August 1986.

"Coltrane on Coltrane" - John Coltrane feature -  Down Beat, September 29, 1960.

John Coltrane & Eric Dolphy Answer the Jazz Critics - Down Beat, April 12, 1961.


John Coltrane A Love Supreme Review - Down Beat April 8, 1965.


Buddy DeFranco: 7 Hints for Dance Bands - Down Beat April 17, 1958.

The Witty Paul Desmond - Down Beat cover story by Dan Morgenstern, September 9, 1965


Duke Ellington Feature - Time magazine August 20, 1956.


Jan Garbarek Interview - Jazz Forum, issue 1, 1984.

Stan Getz Blindfold Test - February 27, 1966


A Long Look at Stan Getz: Part One and Part Two - Down Beat May 19 and June 2, 1966


Stan Getz Blindfold Test - Down Beat May 10, 1973.


Jimmy Giuffre: Search For Freedom - Down Beat, December 7, 1961.

Jimmy Giuffre Blindfold Test - Down Beat August 18, 1960.

Benny Golson Blindfold Test - Down Beat June 11, 1959.

Andrew Hill: Roots, Culture & Economics - Down Beat May 5, 1965.


Illinois Jacquet feature- Down Beat April 7, 1966/


Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Blindfold Test (Part 1 & 2) - Down Beat, July & August, 1968.

Quincy Jones Blindfold Test - Down Beat, September 17, 1959.

Steve Lacy and his Poly-Free Bag - Down Beat, May, 1980.

The Two Sides of John LaPorta - Down Beat, October 16, 1958.

Warne Marsh: Self-titled Atlantic Album Review - Down Beat January 8, 1959.

Warne Marsh: Self-titled Atlantic Album Review - The Jazz Review February, 1959.

Jackie McLean feature article by Ira Gitler - Down Beat, September 12, 1963.

Mingus Ah Um reviewed by Leonard Feather - Down Beat, November 26, 1959.

Charles Mingus: Blindfold Tests - Down Beat, April & May, 1960.


Max Roach looks back at some influences - Down Beat March 20, 1958.


George Russell feature article - Down Beat, May 29, 1958.

Gary Smulyan: Interview - Cadence Magazine, December 1992.

Sonny Stitt Feature - Down Beat May 14, 1959.

The Persistent Challenge of Cecil Taylor by Nat Hentoff - Down Beat, February 25, 1965.

John Tchicai: cover story - Down Beat, February 10, 1966.


Ben Webster Blindfold Test - Down Beat, November 27, 1958.

Yusef Lateef: Music As Color - Down Beat, May 20, 1965.